The next Foveon camera?

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Re: The next Foveon camera?

Doppler9000 wrote:

xpatUSA wrote:

tarmov wrote:

Doppler9000 wrote:

Couldn’t one look at resolution directly to see if resolution was superior?

Yes, but the compression ratio measure is easier as a crude measure.

A reasonable metric and much less vague than "resolution" ...

If Canons and Sonys have a compression ratio of 3.7, while Sigma DPm has a compression ratio of 2.2 AND a person also visually prefers Sigma Foveons then I'd say there is a strong case FOR THAT PERSON to prefer Sigma Foveons.

... are we talking about the best possible out-of-camera JPEG quality, often called "fine"?

Given that “JPEG” isn’t a single standard, ...


"Since its introduction in 1992, JPEG has been the most widely used image compression standard in the world,"

how is a metric that uses the term less vague than “resolution”?

and tarmo was talking only about compression ratio - a single metric with only one meanin g, as opposed "resolution" which has many.

I am reminded of the Judge who knew porn when he saw it but wasn't able to define it ...

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